In-store food marketing can influence food purchasing behaviors, but much remains to be learned about what food marketing practices in grocery stores can help address the growing burden of obesity. This paper synthesizes research and publications from industry and academic sources on the topic and provides direction for developing and evaluating promising interventions. Findings from the review suggest several in-store marketing strategies to promote healthful eating by increasing availability, affordability, prominence, and promotion of healthful foods and/or restricting or de-marketing unhealthy foods.
Published: May 2012
ID #: 1059
Journal: Am J Prev Med
Authors: Glanz K, Bader MD, Iyer S
A click too far from fresh foods: A mixed methods comparison of online and in-store grocery behaviors among low-income householdsA recent policy in the U.S. authorized monthly benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to be used online to increase grocery access and promote healthy eating. This study examined online grocery attitudes and purchasing behaviors among low-income SNAP-eligible households with young children with and without online grocery experience. An explanatory sequential mixed methods More